Ele Munjeli has a computer science degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, USA. She got involved with electronic democracy through college research in software engineering for deliberative systems. After graduation she specialized as a DevOps Engineer, an emerging field for coding the creation and automation of cloud infrastructure. For the last four years, Ele has been speaking, coding, and consulting on infrastructure features and requirements for virtual democracies, both for extending existing governments with digital services, and creating sovereign clouds for emerging democracies in hostile territory. Her open source organization is on github at https://devopracy.github.io/
. Ele also works as a DevOps Engineer for Prime 8 Consulting, an innovation consultancy in Washington state, where she builds and prototypes high security, high performance infrastructure for health care and finance.